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dereliction of duty

An intentional and egregious failure to perform one's required duty or uphold one's responsibility. The coach was fired for a dereliction of duty when he failed to report the incident.
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The post China detains 12 over Tianjin blasts, accuses officials of dereliction appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Though the bill has received vociferous opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party which has described it as anti-majority, it is gradually gathering support with several groups and individuals rooting for an all-India campaign to create awareness that if the bill is passed, it would only create a safer society for all Indians and ensure action against the government, bureaucrats, police and security agencies for dereliction of duty.
GRIM BUT BEAUTIFUL John Race with his photograph Dereliction, and right with Trai Anfield
Those charged include a First Lieutenant, who faces eight counts of dereliction of duty, two Staff Sergeants, three Sergeants and two Specialists.
The effects are visible in the streets around Anfield and other parts of Liverpool - boarded-up homes, a return to dereliction and decay.
Four FPS guards who were on duty on the Medicine City gates were detained for dereliction despite strict orders to them to tighten measures on vehicles entering the facility," Attiya added.
What is galling, what is incomprehensible is that the NCUA has shown no remorse for its dereliction, rather it has had the audacity to rectify its failed oversight responsibility by imposing assessments that even healthy credit unions are hard pressed to cough up, assessments that couldn't come at worse time.
Michev is charged with dereliction and released on BGN 10 000 bail.
In his interim report, Justice (retired) Muzaffar Jan has found the Shopian district administration guilty of "destroying vital evidence, not preserving the scene of crime, interfering with post-mortem report and dereliction of duty.
Might the future choice on these patches of land be continued dereliction - as much as anything for lack of money to development, by the building of flats, offices, restaurants, bars and other amenities?
Karpinski was demoted to colonel for alleged dereliction of duty - a charge she has vehemently denied.
Dear Editor, I felt that I had to write in about the use of the Jewellery Quarter picture in your article about dereliction and rates on empty buildings.
Situated cattycorner to Military Park, just a few blocks from one of the city's busiest intersections at Broad and Market Street, 1180 Raymond Boulevard, with its crumbling facade, shattered windows and long abandoned corridors, was an example of the kind of unabashed dereliction that clogged even the main thoroughfares of this city, located just a few miles from Manhattan but seemingly a world away from its success.
As Patrick Buchanan says in his book State of Emergency, "Bush's refusal to stop the invasion and secure our borders is a historical dereliction of presidential and constitutional duty, which in times past would be reason for impeachment.
Shanahan documents this dereliction of duty, to the detriment of the children.